SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Hyte
VESSEL NO.: 2003.08.1569, Burial 2
NON-PLASTICS AND PASTE: bone
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim and rounded, exterior folded lip
CORE COLOR: F (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: yellowish-brown; fire clouds on the body and the base
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: yellowish-brown; fire clouds on the rim, body, and base
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): rim, 5.3 mm; body, 8.2 mm; base, 10.3 mm
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
HEIGHT (IN CM): ca. 21.0
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 31.0
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 30.5
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM) AND SHAPE OF BASE: N/A; circular and flat
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 5.9
DECORATION (INCLUDING MOTIF AND ELEMENTS WHEN APPARENT): The rim panel has an engraved slanting scroll and circle motif that is repeated four times around the vessel. The central circle has at its center a small negative oval with hatched rays. The scroll fill zones have negative ovals, hatched and excised brackets, and cross-hatched elongated rectangular zones.
PIGMENT USE AND LOCATION ON VESSEL: white in engraved lines
TYPE AND VARIETY [IF KNOWN]: Ripley Engraved, var. Galt
Ripley Engraved, var. Galt carinated bowl rim sherd, Burial 2, Hyte site.
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American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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